At the Nintendo Direct, Bandai Namco Entertainment announced a Switch exclusive remaster of both the Baten Kaitos GamCube games. This set titled Baten Kaitos I & II HD Remaster will feature only Japanese audio, but will have visual improvements as shown. The Baten Kaitos I & II HD Remaster release date is set for summer 2023 worldwide. Baten Kaitos I & II HD Remaster includes Baten Kaitos: Eternal Wings and the Lost Ocean and Baten Kaitos Origins together. Watch the Baten Kaitos I & II HD Remaster trailer below:

Baten Kaitos I & II HD Remaster games

BATEN KAITOS: ETERNAL WINGS AND THE LOST OCEAN tells the story of Kalas who, while seeking revenge for the death of his brother and grandfather, meets Xelha as both embark on a journey to defeat the Alfard Empire. 

BATEN KAITOS ORIGINS takes place 20 years before the events of the first game. The story involves Sagi, a spiriter that has a connection with Guardian Spirits who is part of the Dark Service, an elite unit of the Alfard Empire. Sagi sets on a journey to clear his name after being framed, and to unveil the empire’s secrets. 

Bandai Namco Entertainment has released a Q&A for this release. Read it here. It confirms that the collection will run at 30fps on Switch.

Baten Kaitos I & II HD Remaster releases in summer 2023 for Nintendo Switch. It is published by Bandai Namco Entertainment.

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